Recognizing the critical importance of health and mental health care to individuals, families, and communities, the Foundation invests in programs or projects that achieve results aligned with the objectives outlined below. Please note that the "Results Sought" reflect the specific outcomes of highest interest to us at this time.

Promote development and expansion of the workforce needed to support delivery of primary, community-based, and at-home health care and care management for the most vulnerable populations.

Results Sought:

  1. Increase in number of health care support workers with improved skills, enhanced job quality, and expanded pathways to advancement in the transforming health service sector
  2. Increase in number of workers newly trained for and successfully placed in entry-level and/or paraprofessional positions related to care coordination, care management, and community outreach

2013 Grants

ALIGN: the Alliance for a Greater New York
To provide operating support for the New York Caring Across Generations Initiative

CaringKind, The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving (formerly Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter)
Divided as follows: $100,000 over two years to help support the Professional Home Care Workers Dementia Training Program and $50,000 to provide a one-time grant for capacity building support

Sunnyside Community Services, Inc.
To be used over eight months to plan and build the infrastructure needed to launch a Spanish-language track within the Sunnyside Community Services Home Health Aide training program